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From dilipvshah <dilipvs...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: How To Implement Ligature For Indian Languages In Pdf Documents?
Date Thu, 20 Oct 2011 03:59:28 GMT

Hi Glenn,

I've attached a UTF-8 encoded file to link [1]. Let me know if it's helpful
or you expect it in some other form.

I'll fill up form [2] and complete that part.

Dilip



dilipvshah wrote:
> 
> I wish to use XSL-FO technology to generate PDF documents in Indian
> languages.
> 
> Here are the steps I took:
> 1) I downloaded fop-1.0 and tried their first example to display a name. I
> tried to display name in one of the Indian languages, Gujarati.
> 2) I modified the fop configuration file to load Arial Unicode MS
> 3) The example application does produce PDF document with Gujarati fonts
> but the text is displayed as a sequence of individual characters and
> doesn't use ligature to display the text correctly. The font glyphs are
> displayed in the ordered they are entered in Google's transliterate tool
> but since ligature rules are not applied, the name is displayed
> incorrectly. 
> Does FOP have ligature rules for Indian languages? If so, how do I apply
> them when generating a PDF document.
> Thanks!
> 

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